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Yuri Ushakov, Vice President of the Russian Federation. Archive photo

Ushakov said that Russia is in constant contact with Azerbaijan and Armenia.

MOSCOW, September 13 – RIA Novosti. Russian President’s Deputy for International Affairs Yuri Ushakov said that the Russian Federation is in constant close contact with Azerbaijan and Armenia, both on diplomatic and military lines.

“We are now in constant close contact with Baku and Yerevan, both on diplomatic and military lines,” he told reporters.

Ushakov, taking into account the tension, added that “the meeting between Putin and Aliyev in Samarkand will be important.”

On Tuesday evening, hostility broke out on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border, and the parties accuse each other of initiating the atrocities. Yerevan stated that the Azerbaijani army bombed the territory of Armenia using artillery and unmanned aerial vehicles. The border areas – Gegharkunik, Vayots Dzor, Syunik regions (connecting Armenia with Iran) were bombed. These lands have nothing to do with Karabakh.

Baku reported that the Armenian army opened fire on the positions of the Azerbaijani troops on the border, and a conflict broke out. The Azerbaijani Ministry of Foreign Affairs accused Armenia of intent to disrupt the peace process.

Both sides reported missing among their soldiers.

Until the morning, the parties agreed on a ceasefire. A ceasefire was achieved thanks to Russian efforts on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, including after a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the head of the international committee of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation, Grigory Karasin, told RIA Novosti. and the work of the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and the Russian Foreign Ministry. According to the senator, there is still a lot of work to be done since Yerevan applied for the CSTO.

As CSTO spokesman Vladimir Zainetdinov said earlier, on September 13, an emergency meeting of the CSTO Permanent Council was held, expressing extreme concern about the situation on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan and considering proposals to use CSTO mechanisms for a solution.

Source: Ria

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